112 Myanmar citizens fly back home on 14 July

Myanmar returnees are measured for body temperatures as they arrived at Yangon International Airport on 14 July. PHOTO: MNA
Myanmar returnees are measured for body temperatures as they arrived at Yangon International Airport on 14 July. PHOTO: MNA

A relief flight of Myanmar Airways International (MAI) landed at the Yangon International Airport in the evening of 14 July, bringing back a total of 112 Myanmar citizens who were stranded in foreign countries.
Among them, 36 persons from South Korea, 57 Myanmar nationals and 19 Myanmar seamen from the USA, Germany, Hungary, Iraq, Viet Nam, Denmark, Egypt, Japan, Belgium, Italy, the Great Britain and France.
The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports and local officials helped the returnees for health inspections and arranged for 21-day quarantine.
To bring back the Myanmar citizens who are stranded in foreign countries by relief flights and charter flight in accordance with the instructions from National-Level Central Committee for Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs coordinated with the relevant ministries and Myanmar embassies from respective countries and brought back a total of 1,675 people in 13 times.
Moreover, the 14th relief flight is being planned to bring more Myanmar nationals from South Korea on 21 July. —MNA (Translated by Ei Phyu Phyu Aung)

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